Traditional West African Instruments

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Traditional West African Instruments

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of below instruments are NOT African?
    • A. 

      Djembe

    • B. 

      Didgeridoo

    • C. 

      Gankogui

    • D. 

      Kora

    • E. 

      Bongos

  • 2. 
    Which of the following instruments is NOT a drum?
    • A. 

      Kpanlogo

    • B. 

      Atoke

    • C. 

      Gome

    • D. 

      Bougarabou

    • E. 

      Kidi

  • 3. 
    What type of instrument is the Atenteben?
    • A. 

      Flute

    • B. 

      String instrument

    • C. 

      Drum

    • D. 

      Rattle

    • E. 

      Bell

  • 4. 
    Which of the following drums are traditionally rope-tuned?
    • A. 

      Djembe

    • B. 

      Kpanlogo

    • C. 

      Gome

    • D. 

      Bougarabou

    • E. 

      Dunun

  • 5. 
    Which of the following drums are part of the Dunun bass drum set?
    • A. 

      Doundounba

    • B. 

      Dondo

    • C. 

      Sangban

    • D. 

      Tamalin

    • E. 

      Kenkeni

  • 6. 
    Which of the following Ewe drums is the tallest one?
    • A. 

      Kidi

    • B. 

      Sogo

    • C. 

      Atimevu

    • D. 

      Kaga

    • E. 

      Krobota

  • 7. 
    How is the Gome to be played?
    • A. 

      With sticks

    • B. 

      With hands only

    • C. 

      With one hand and a stick

    • D. 

      With hands and feet